Auditions And Competitions

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JUNIOR COMPETITION

The Junior Competition provides students in school grades 3-8 (piano and orchestral instruments) with the opportunity to perform in a competitive setting that will allow those students who exhibit a sufficient level of performance skill to have the opportunity to perform in recital at one of the District Conferences.
Rules and Requirements

COLLEGIATE COMPETITION

The collegiate competition has a variety of categories for undergraduate and graduate students. Winners will appear in recital at the State Conference.
Rules and Requirements

MARILYN WITCHER JUNIOR HONOR COMPETITION

The Marilyn Witcher Junior Honor Competition allows OMTA teachers with national certification to enter fifth and sixth grade pianists and instrumentalists aspiring to be young artists in a competitive event to build confidence in performing repertoire needed to prepare for and enter the MTNA Junior Performance Competitions in the following years.
Rules and Requirements

SENIOR COMPETITION

The Senior Competition provides students in school grades 9-12 (piano, orchestral instruments and voice) with the opportunity to perform in a competitive setting, advance to a final round and perform in recital at the State Conference.
Rules and Requirements

DISTRICT ACHIEVEMENT/STATE ACHIEVEMENT AUDITION

The District Achievement Audition allows students in school grades K-12 (3-12 for the Merit Division) to perform in a non-competitive setting in order to recognize and encourage individual achievement without comparison or contrast with other students of similar age and/or length of study. Students receive critiques. Students receiving a I rating (I+ or I for the Merit Division) have the option of performing again at the State Achievement Auditions.
Rules and Requirements

THEORY/AURAL AWARENESS TEST

The Theory/Aural Awareness tests knowledge of theory and listening skills in a written format. It is open to students in all grades with the level determined by the teacher. It is given in conjunction with the District Achievement Auditions.

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MTNA COMPETITION

http://www.mtna.org/programs/competitions/
The MTNA Student Competitions consist of three levels: State Competition, Division Competition and National Finals.

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